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How to Make AlwaysUp Restart your Program Multiple Times per Day (without using the Task Scheduler)

Earlier this month, we presented a couple of options for periodically restarting a temperamental legacy application with AlwaysUp. You can either restart once per day (via a setting on the AlwaysUp Monitor tab) or multiple times per day (using the … Continue reading

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OneDrive Slow? Try Disabling Files On-Demand

In recent months, several customers running OneDrive as a service have complained of torturously slow uploads. Files created on a PC take a very long time to appear in the cloud. In one case, it took more than 3 days … Continue reading

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Q & A: Can I Run Multiple Instances of OneDrive?

  I have tried AlwaysUp to let OneDrive run as a service. Everything works perfectly, but is it possible to create multiple OneDrive services? I have tried it and when I start the second service event logs suggest that the application … Continue reading

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OneDrive Can’t Be Run Using Full Administrator Rights

OneDrive hates admin rights A customer looking to run OneDrive as a Windows Service with AlwaysUp recently contacted our support team for help. Even though he had diligently followed our step-by-step tutorial, his files were not being synchronized as intended. … Continue reading

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How to Confirm that OneDrive is Synchronizing your Files

AlwaysUp is designed to run OneDrive all the time — starting it when your PC boots and keeping synchronization going 24×7 despite failures or other unexpected interruptions. You don’t even need to log on! But to gain those benefits, AlwaysUp … Continue reading

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How to Turn Off OneDrive Automatic Updates

Automatic software updates are usually very welcome. You get bug fixes, security enhancements and the latest and greatest features, all without lifting a finger! But automatic updates have a dark side as well. What happens if an update, which usually … Continue reading

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My OneDrive Windows Service Doesn’t Work – Help!

Starting Microsoft OneDrive as a Windows Service with AlwaysUp is a great way to ensure that your important files are always up to date! The combination works well, but if you run into trouble, here are a few troubleshooting tips … Continue reading

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AlwaysUp 9: Improvements for running Dropbox/Google Drive/Box Sync/OneDrive 24×7 in the background

We are pleased to announce the availability of AlwaysUp version 9.0, our market leading run-anything-as-windows-service solution used by thousands worldwide! New features include: Better support for Dropbox, Google Drive and other Applications Programs that allow you to run only a … Continue reading

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